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GFC, Ltd.
崇友實業股份有限公司
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Established

1974 (Taiwan)

Headquarters

Taipei City, Taiwan, Republic of China

Website

gfc.com.tw/

GFC (崇友實業) is an elevator company from Taiwan, which is currently based in Taipei. It provides elevator and escalator installations under the GFC brand, and also distributes Toshiba elevators and escalators. GFC has an elevator factory in Yangmei District, Taioyuan which was completed in 1997 and is able to produce more than 3000 elevators a year.

Branches

GFC has branches located in Taioyuan, Hsinchu, Taichung, Chiayi, Tainan and Kaohshiung. It also has a branch in Shanghai, as well as a service center in Miaoli City. Its Yangmei factory is located in Yangmei District, Taioyuan City.

History

GFC was established in 1974 and became an exclusive distributor of Toshiba elevators and escalators in Taiwan. In 1977, GFC signed a technical collaboration agreement with Toshiba.

GFC completed its elevator factory in Yangmei District, Taioyuan in 1997. In 1998, Shanghai GFC was established. GFC also completes the Toshiba elevator installations at Taipei 101 in 2004, which was the fastest elevator in the world with a speed of 1010 m/m.

Notable installations

Taiwan

Taipei City

  • Taipei 101, Taipei City (2004)
  • Grand Hyatt Taipei, Taipei City (1990)
  • Acer Headquarters, Taipei City
  • BELLAVITA, Taipei City (2009)
  • Shin Kong Life Tower, Taipei City (1993)
  • Le Meridien Taipei, Taipei City (2010)
  • Exchange Square, Taipei City (1999)
  • Taipei New Horizon Building, Taipei City (2013)
  • Taipei Metro - Songshan Line, Taipei City (2014)

Other cities

  • Taipei Taioyuan International Airport, Taioyuan
  • Taiwan High Speed Rail (HSR) stations:
    • Taioyuan Station, Taioyuan City (2006)
    • Chiayi Station, Taibao City (2006)
  • Kaohshiung Mass Rapid Transit, Kaohshiung (2008)
  • Chimei Museum, Tainan City (2015)
  • 6+PLAZA, Zhubei City (2017)
  • Tai Yuen Hi-Tech Industrial Park, Hsinchu City
  • Big City, Hsinchu City
  • The Lalu Sun Moon Lake, Yuchi

Trivia

  • GFC also supplies and installs NuVA-branded pneumatic vacuum elevators, which are sold by GFC's subsidiary Howtobe Technology Co., Ltd.
  • As GFC is a distributor of Toshiba elevators, some Toshiba elevators in Taiwan are branded as GFC instead.
  • The Yangmei elevator factory was the first elevator factory in Taiwan to obtain an ISO-14001 environmental management certification.

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